Tickets & Events

 
 

Event Information

Program Notes

Audio Program Notes

CSO Audio Program Notes

0:00 - Verdi Ballet Music from Macbeth

3:41 - Brahms Symphony No. 2

Audio Preview

Brahms Symphony No. 2, Mvmt 2, Barenboim, Brahms

Muti Conducts Verdi and Brahms

Sep19
8:00 PM
Verdi, Brahms, Strauss
Thursday, September 19, 2013

Music Director Riccardo Muti leads Giuseppe Verdi’s powerful ballet music from Macbeth in honor of the opera composer’s bicentennial and rounds the concert off with the sunniest of Brahms’s symphonies, which opens with horns rising like the dawn over brooding lower strings. The splendid melodies of Johann Strauss, Jr.’s overture to Indigo and the Forty Thieves are filled with heroic swagger.

Program

  • J. Strauss, Jr. Overture to Indigo and the Forty Thieves
  • Verdi Ballet Music from Macbeth
  • Verdi Overture to La forza del destino
  • Brahms Symphony No. 2
 

Preconcert Conversation Information

Preconcert conversations with Johann Buis.
30 minute run-time.

Thurs., September 19, 7 p.m. Grainger Ballroom

Sponsors

Other Ways to Buy Tickets

Phone: 312-294-3000
Service hours Mon-Sat 10-5, Sunday 11-3.
Open until concert time on concert days.


Box Office:
220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604

Box Office hours Mon-Sat 11-6, Sunday 12-4.
Open until intermission on concert days.


More Information

Program Notes Archive >
Seating Charts >
Calendar >
Subscribe to 2015/16 Season >
2015/16 Season Brochure >

2015/16 single tickets will be on sale to non-subscribers August 2015.